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NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
.32. this is applies to books from publishers harper collins, simon and schuster, and hachett book group. the publishers have denied wrongdoing. >>> travel to outer space at thousands of miles per hour, but the space shuttle "endeavour" has finally made it to its final destination tonight. >>> and another beautiful fall day outside but the workweek not >>> space shuttle "endeavour" has finally arrived at its new home. the shuttle rolled into the california science center in los angeles about two hours ago. but that was more than 15 hours later than scheduled. its 12-mile trip through the city hit some snags. crews had to carefully maneuver the massive shuttle around trees, buildings, and ewe tillitil tillity poles. hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to see the shuttle. the exhibit will open october 30th. what a sight that was. >> just what l.a. traffic needed was the space shuttle navigating downtown. >> like something out of a horror flick. >> i still always thought it was prettier when it was flying because that's what it was built to do, you know? that shot over the gol
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 12:45am EDT
between us" a memoir, a simon & schuster title and and you are watching booktv on c-span two. up next deanne stillman reports on the largest manhunt in cover history after -- this is just over an hour. [applause] >> that was a really nice introduction and i want to say a big thank you to debbie, debbie kross and trudy mills and you all have been such great supporters of my work and the literary community. it's really nice and also think you to c-span for continuing to support my work as well. i love booktv and in the program may teach at uc riverside in palm desert i recommend highly to my students that they watch the tv every weekend. also i would like to thank all of you for coming out tonight. it means a lot to me and it's a beautiful evening, a full moon evening and it's hot out. not unlike the weather that wasn't played on -- when they incident i write about in my new book "desert reckoning" takes place. i want to tell you a bit about how and why i came to write this book. it was august 2, 2003 and as some of you know the mohave is my long-time beat longtime beach and i was visit
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 12:15am EDT
was reyna grande whose memoir is called "the distance between us" a memoir, published by sean -- simon & schuster. reyna grande tell us your life story. >> my life story? you mean the kerosene story? >> when you went to school and they did a sanitation check on you. >> oh, okay. yeah, when i came to -- in fifth grade one day than there showed up and the teacher said she is coming to inspect all the kids for lice. i was so shocked because i couldn't understand that happened in mexico because all of his head lice. we were all poor kids coming to school barefoot and dirty and we all head lice but in l.a. i didn't expect there to be lice and for a second there i thought maybe they cross the border illegally like i had. i got inspected and it turned out that i had lice. i was so afraid to go home and tell that to my dad because i didn't want him to think that i was still that dirty little girl he had left mine in mexico. i thought he was going to beat me as well because that was his favorite way of disciplining us. it turned out that my father was not angry at me and he didn't blame me and
WHUT
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> you have two daughters? >> i have two daughters. >> what are their names? >> my daughter, simone is 23 years old and my daughter, emily, will be 11 in just a couple days. >> now, when they saw you go off, you're going to far places, you're going to dangerous places, you're going to places where friends of yours have perished on those crystal waters. you're going to places where it's cold and, what do they think? how do you justify doing that to them? >> yeah, now you, now you drove the stake through the heart here. it's -- >> no, but look, i saw in your film you rappel over the edge of some of these icy ridges down into what looks like a bottomless gorge. >> yeah, it's terrifying. and i've had a lot of internal struggle over exactly the question you raise. and here's you i answer it. i picture myself when i'm 85 years old and i'm sitting in a rocking chair on the porch and i can't do any of this anymore. and i see those girls as grownups, i see them now in their 30s or 40s or whatever it is. and they're saying to me, "dad, the world has changed. the climate is profoundly different than
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> students ben simon and mia savally decided to do something it and founded the food recovery network. >> we grew up in montgomery county and being involved in a lot of hunger and homeless service projects and basically we knew there's tremendous need in the d.c. area for the food. >> he's writing down how much we have and we calculate. >> this is a good amount of food, at least 100 meals. >> food is precious and there's no reason for that food to go to waste if it doesn't have to see we knew the volunteers would be up for it. >> the food recovery network collects the leftover food from university dining halls and sports event that is would otherwise be thrown away. >> prior to the food recovery network, all of this food have been composted or sent to a land fill but thanks to the support and partnership of dining services, we have been able to recover this delicious food and someone will be eating it tonight or tomorrow. >> in its first year, the food recovery network donated more than 50,000 meals. they're in talks with 20 colleges across the country and hope to make the food recovery netw
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